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The Gold Rush

August 31, 2010
By TheBean BRONZE, Monroe, Georgia
TheBean BRONZE, Monroe, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is like a bowl of cherries.......go eat em up!" ~Unknown

The rose blooms
And tears slip down
The wear-worn face.
No gold here;
His family can't eat.
But, in another town,
He'll find gold
And give his family
Riches untold.

The author's comments:
I was inspired by my history lesson to write this short poem about a man in the Caifornia Gold Rush

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